by Paul Bass | Apr 28, 2016 1:15 pm | Comments (4)
The day after Donald Trump swept Connecticut’s Republican presidential primary, New Haven’s new GOP chief vowed not to vote for him in November if he emerges, as now seems increasingly likely, as the party’s candidate.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 28, 2016 1:14 pm | Comments (8)
Bill and Cathy Meyerson have worked for so many underdog political campaigns that they can’t begin to remember just how many. On Tuesday they were focused on on their latest quest: to help a democratic socialist from Vermont win Connecticut’s presidential primary.
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by Staff | Apr 27, 2016 8:07 am | Comments (1)
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by Paul Bass, Allan Appel, & Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2016 8:43 pm | Comments (16)
Bernie Sanders electrified New Haven with an historic rally on the Green — then his campaign got clobbered on the streets in Tuesday’s presidential primary.
Continue reading ‘Clinton Takes New Haven 58-42, As Sanders Camp Punts On Black Voters’
by Paul Bass & Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2016 2:19 pm | Comments (3)
Voters scrambled to find the right places to cast ballots in Tuesday’s presidential primary after receiving postcards that sent them outside their neighborhoods to incorrect voting places.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2016 8:19 am | Comments (7)
Just 22 hours after hearing Bernie Sanders thunder away on the New Haven Green and deciding she was officially feeling the Bern, Eryn Ifill was in no mood to hear former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak at Wilbur Cross High School’s gym on the eve of Tuesday’s primary.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 25, 2016 12:17 pm | Comments (2)
Voters in Wards 10 and 18 received postcards from the city telling them to vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary — at the wrong polling places.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 25, 2016 12:06 pm
PSSST: There’s a presidential primary happening!
Today’s broadcasts on WNHH radio debate the merits of presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and Hillary Clinton; explore ways to help uninsured or underinsured New Haveners get the health care they need, preview this weekend’s Rock to Rock bike ride, and more.
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by Lucy Gellman & Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2016 11:22 pm | Comments (6)
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign spent the weekend in New Haven leading with strong suits — an appeal to feminism from America’s potential first female president, and trying to shore up support from black voters, particularly black women voters. It also sought to strenghten a weak spot—the candidate’s position on the minimum wage.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 24, 2016 10:15 pm
A day before Bernie Sanders drew over 10,000 supporters to a mass rally on the Green, some of his local backers held a small rally of their own to highlight theirs and the campaign’s call for criminal justice reform.
Continue reading ‘Criminal Justice Reformers Rally For Sanders’